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I've been kidnapped by aliens, but I have not totally disappeared!

It started with my mom-in-law passing away. A few days after the funeral, we got a call from my dad-in-law: "You want your mom's library? Come get it or it's going to the dump." So... we dropped everything and went to his house to rescue her HUGE library. Much of it was absolute junk (medical books from the 70's), but there were true treasures in there, too. Unfortunately, to find the treasures we had to bring it all home. There wasn't time to go through it at the house.

Envision, if you will, a living room full of piles of books. Imagine a hallway with books stacked in teetering piles all along one wall. Then image a father-in-law calling every other day to demand your attention to more stuff he was going through. The kitchen. The living room. The bedroom closets.

My house was stuffed. I had piles of dishes and storage containers in the kitchen. I had boxes of t-shirts from a hundred diff…